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Misfits of Science 

The adventures of a team of misfit superheroes who fight crime for a scientific think tank.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dean Paul Martin ...  Dr. Billy Hayes 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Kevin Peter Hall ...  Dr. Elvin 'El' Lincoln 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Mark Thomas Miller Mark Thomas Miller ...  John 'Johnny B' Bukowski 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Courteney Cox ...  Gloria Dinallo 16 episodes, 1985-1986
Jennifer Holmes Jennifer Holmes ...  Jane Miller 15 episodes, 1985-1986
Max Wright ...  Dick Stetmeyer 15 episodes, 1985-1986
Diane Cary ...  Miss Nance 15 episodes, 1985-1986
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Superhero series about a group of young mutants who worked for an American thinktank fighting crime. Elvin could shrink to a size of eight inches, Gloria possessed telekinetic powers, and Johnny B was able to fire lightning bolts from his hands. Their leader was Dr. Hayes. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Spezialisten unterwegs See more »

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Mono

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Color (Technicolor)

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4:3
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In France, the series was known as Superminds, in Germany, as Die Spezialisten unterwegs (The Specialists on the way), in Brazil, as "Curto-Circuito" ("Short Circuit"), in Mexico, Colombia, Peru and rest of Latín-América as Los Cientificos Rebeldes (The Rebel Scientists). See more »

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Mutant X, go home!
3 January 2006 | by dafaliasSee all my reviews

I remember to really have enjoyed this show as a kid. It had nice 80ies-TV-Action,suspense and characters you could relate to in contrast to Mutant X, that had only pretty people. Courteney Cox's intense performance was especially memorable. Her character Gloria was probably the most powerful of all the mutants, yet always sad. And man, was she beautiful! She was the main reason why I started watching Friends - resulting in owning 10 Seasons of DVDs ... I can't understand why they don't bring it out on DVD though - so much crap is released on DVD, but good shows like Misfits aren't. So, people, please, please release Misfits on DVD. I'll buy. I promise.


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